The new documentary ‘At the Ready’ follows the members of Horizon High School’s criminal justice club as they train for Border Patrol careers—and grapple with what that means.
Plus, Demi Lovato returns to TV, Gary Clark Jr. joins Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis movie, and Matthew McConaughey will flatten himself for some Doritos.
The independent film festival brings its 2021 edition to three Texas cities . . . or your house.
Plus, Luke Wilson coaches Fort Worth’s most famous orphans, another JFK assassination drama heads to TV, and McConaughey goes to the dogs.
We rank the most memorable protagonists in the Texas director’s film catalog, from ‘El Mariachi’ to ‘Machete.’
Starring Jamie Foxx and Phylicia Rashad, and cowritten by Mike Jones, ‘Soul’ meditates on what it means to live a fulfilled life.
Plus, a San Marcos studio that specializes in hand-printed goods, an Austin group supporting women of color, and Richard Linklater’s new animal rescue show.
Melissa Maerz’s new book is a raucous reunion for the cast and crew of the film, whose depiction of the insecurities and thrills of teenage life have made it timeless.
Plus, Selena Gomez plays a mountaineer, Jennifer Love Hewitt joins the pantheon of talking dogs, and William Jackson Harper takes the lead in a rom-com.
Bassam Tariq's first feature film, which he cowrote with the British-Pakistani rapper and actor Riz Ahmed, makes its Texas debut this week.
The owner of the now-shuttered Austin mainstay I Luv Video hopes to ensure the collection remains publicly accessible.
The film follows Texans who are waiting, hoping, and fighting for news of their missing sons.
‘The State of Texas vs. Melissa’ creates empathy for Lucio, but the film lacks a clear and balanced exposition of the deeply troubling facts of the case.
The Texan athlete, who famously raised his fist on the medal stand at the 1968 Olympics, is the subject of a new film premiering this week on Starz.
Ahead of tomorrow’s nail-biter, we present a grab bag featuring a Big Bend documentary, Beyoncé clips, the Houston Zoo’s baby animal playlist, and more.
The filmmaker discusses the winding path, from Texas to Singapore to Japan and back, that led to Amazon commissioning his first feature.
A selection of Texas-bred horror films, books, and TV episodes to indulge in during the spooky times.
Houston native Justin Simien's bloody second film has a social message, but it's at its best when it embraces absurdity and camp.
Plus, ‘Seinfeld’ stars yadda yadda yadda for Texas Democrats, ‘Smokey and the Bandit’ races to TV, and the Matthew McConaughey blitz has begun.
The late Horton Foote, known for his screen adaptation of ’To Kill a Mockingbird,’ is the subject of a movie premiering at this year’s Austin Film Festival.
Plus, Demi Lovato releases an anti-Trump song, Sandra Bullock gets back into rom-coms, and the Legendary Stardust Cowboy gets the documentary treatment.
Plus, Kacey Musgraves meets Scooby Doo, Borat meets Sid Miller, and Austin meets ‘Walker, Texas Ranger.’
The film adaptation of Utopia author Paulette Jiles’s acclaimed novel finds Hanks shepherding a young girl across 1870s Texas.
‘Ready or Not’ is an affectionate portrait of Marcel McClinton, a teen activist and mass shooting survivor who challenged incumbent councilman Michael Kubosh.
Plus: Jamie Foxx recharges his Spider-Man villain, Megan Thee Stallion heads to ‘SNL,’ and Woody Harrelson saves the world with dirt.
After years of playing ex-cons and bodyguards, the prolific actor became an iconic leading man in Robert Rodriguez’s Machete series.
Plus, Austin’s Andrew Dismukes joins ‘SNL,’ both Padaleckis help reboot ‘Walker, Texas Ranger,’ and Matthew McConaughey gets exceptionally lit.
Plus, Jamie Foxx is booked for the next decade or so, Luke Wilson listens in on 911 calls, and COVID comes to ‘9-1-1: Lone Star.’
Plus: a Dallas coffee shop, a Houston DJ’s playlists, and a haunting documentary.
Kevin Willmott’s unsettling film revisits the Houston riot of 1917, in which an all-Black Army unit mutinied after enduring months of harassment.
Its influence is evident in the way new releases such as ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ and ‘Cobra Kai’ use time in their storytelling.
Plus, a Wes Anderson–inspired theater seat claims to protect against COVID, Dennis Quaid made a show about his cat, and Selena Gomez becomes an ice cream.
San Antonio comic book creator Ben Dunn, 56, had been quietly publishing comics for more than thirty years when Hollywood finally came calling.
Plus, Megan Thee Stallion gives away $1 million, ‘Supernatural’ and the Alamo Drafthouse plot their returns, and Barack Obama puts Texas on his playlist.
Plus: Selena Gomez joins Steve Martin–Martin Short series, Noah Hawley returns to ‘Fargo,’ and Cinestate’s school shooting thriller heads to Venice.
The annual mock-government summer camp—which I attended in 1995—hits the national spotlight thanks to an engaging new documentary.
Plus, Megan Thee Stallion’s latest collaboration, a true crime podcast about a UT campus murder, and a Dallas-based online vintage shop.
Plus, Beyoncé’s "Black is King" drops celebrity-filled trailer, a new doc on reopening Texas restaurants, and Post Malone’s “dark times” album.
Plus, Ethan Hawke plays Tesla, Jamie Foxx's sci-fi action epic gets a trailer, and Post Malone eats worms.
Plus, Beyoncé announces new visual album, Robert Rodriguez brings Ben Affleck home with him, and the ACL Festival gives in to the inevitable.
"We need to have a good cry," Smith says. "Then I want us to hit the streets and demand real, systemic change."
These themes, which he returns to again and again in his movies, illustrate how he's developed as a filmmaker.
For decades, the Texas director’s movies have celebrated the sort of mundane yet consequential interactions that the coronavirus took from us. He’s still at it, albeit temporarily cut off from the film community he helped build.
The feature debut, which was awarded SXSW’s Louis Black “Lone Star” Award earlier this year, centers on the story of a mother and daughter navigating a scholarship pageant.
Plus, Elijah Wood vs. Ted Bundy, Cinemark vs. the future of moviegoing, and Beyoncé vs. Lizzo vs. Megan Thee Stallion at the BET Awards.
The community has united to save the 73-year-old cinema and venue, which did not qualify for federal relief funding.
Plus, Richard Linklater’s ‘Before Sunrise’ and a forgotten moment in Texas rodeo history.
Plus, Dallas’s Cinestate studio implodes over sexual assault, ‘Nathan for You’ host trolls the Austin PD, and the ‘Friday Night Lights’ cast reunites.
Plus, quarantined Texans can’t get enough ‘Friends,’ Ted Cruz complains to Congress about movies, and McConaughey has his own message for grads.
A new documentary urges viewers to see McCorvey’s essential humanity, not just her role as a symbol in the abortion wars.